Geosynthetics ("Plastics," i.e., Polymers) for the Common Good

Report Assesses Performance�and Future Research Needs�Of Fiber-Reinforced Composite Systems

Carbon Composites Make Their Way from the Lab to the Field

GPS and Carbon Capture, by Paul E. Ceruzzi and Howard J. Herzog, respectively. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2018

The New Carbon Architecture: Building to Cool the Climate, By Bruce King. Gabriola Island, British Columbia: New Society Publishers, 2017

Permeable Concrete Could Be Improved with Cured Carbon Fiber Composite Material, Study Finds

Life after Carbon: The Next Global Transformation of Cities, By Peter Plastrik and John Cleveland. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2018

Stealth is indeed an apt name for the free-form sculpture of thin reinforced concrete created by Tristan Al-Haddad, an assistant professor in the Georgia Institute of Technology�s School of Architecture, for the plaza in Atlanta in front of the Promenade tower...

Innovations in Geosynthetic Rolled Erosion Control Products: From Forests to Fibers
Over the last 50 years, many different types of geosynthetic rolled erosion control products (RECPs) have emerged, ranging from different structure types to different fiber types. Natural-fiber...

National Usage of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil to Support Bridges
The Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Integrated Bridge System (GRS IBS) was developed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) almost 20 years ago to help meet the demand for the next...

NewsBriefs: Engineers Transform Invasive Plant into Helpful Carbon (

NewsBriefs: Rising Temperatures Expedite Carbon Release from Soil (Science Daily)

Evaluation of the Vistawall MSE Wall System by T&B Structural Systems
Final Report
The Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), serves as a clearinghouse for implementing highway innovation by conducting nationally focused, collaborative evaluations of...

NewsBriefs: NASA Develops Map of Carbon Stored in the Earth's Tropical Forests (NASA)

Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Holds High-Rise Together during Simulated Earthquake

NewsBriefs: Carbon Capture Plans Stalled in Germany

Coupling Physical, Chemical, or Biological Methods for Innovative Groundwater Remediation Coupled Polymer Floods and Bio-Chemical Remediation Techniques for Enhanced Groundwater Treatment
Many groundwater remediation techniques are designed to remove or destroy contaminants in situ, but these goals can be accomplished only by...

NewsBriefs: Wetlands Capture Carbon, Create Soil

Size and Scale Effects on the Shear Strength of Concrete Beams
This paper identifies and discusses the role of proper geometric scale of relevant parameters in the size effect in shear, particularly in terms of practical beam design. In the overall...

Innovative Methods Used in the Design and Construction of the New Tacoma Narrows Bridge
On September 25, 2002, Notice-to-Proceed for a Design/Build Agreement was issued by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), directing Tacoma Narrows Constructors (TNC)...





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